How being embedded in your region helps growth

EFMD-Global Focus Business Mag

Thomas Bieger explains how the University of St.Gallen used the new Business School Impact System to consolidate and build on its local roots. Imagine you are the chief executive of an airport whose customers are rather dispersed.

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Going from EPAS to EQUIS and AACSB … and from AACSB to EPAS

EFMD Global Focus Magazine

Anne-Joëlle Philippart explains how the mix of EFMD and AACSB accreditation models helped achieve a rapid improvement of the quality assurance system at HEC-Liège. HEC-Liège, the management school of the University of Liege, Belgium, is the result of the 2005 merger of two Liege business schools.The city of Liege has undergone profound industrial change focused…

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Solving the Global Talent Equation

Global Focus EFMD Mag

Mike Johnson offers some thoughts on the challenges facing business leaders tasked with managing our organisations today and tomorrow. Peter Lorange is angry. This well-seasoned academic, innovator and business leader thinks that it is high time a lot of his contemporaries woke up to the fact that the organisation has changed irretrievably – and do…

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Reinvigorating the PhD

Global Focus Mag EFMD Business

PhDs are increasingly under scrutiny for being ‘irrelevant’ and ‘lacking impact’. But given the right tools, Simon Linacre at Emerald Group Publishing believes that they still have much to offer. It may surprise some to know that the PhD, as it is today, only goes back to the 19th Century. As a result of education…

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From Great to Gone – Lessons for Business Schools

The EFMD Global Fous Mag

Peter Lorange and Jimmi Rembiszewski argue that business schools must react more urgently to a new type of student. Evidence from business suggests that we are faced with an entirely new class of consumers – the IT-fluent multitaskers – and that these may require a different set of innovations behind the products and services they…

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